The Texas Rangers are getting some mixed performances from their offseason acquisitions early into the season.
General Manager Jon Daniels brought in Shin-Soo Choo as a leadoff man, traded for Prince Fielder to add left-handed power and re-signed Jason Frasor because of his success in the bullpen last season. He also traded for Michael Choice for added outfield power and signed J.P. Arencibia as the backup catcher.
Things haven’t gone quite as planned yet, but it is still very early in the season. Players will find their groove at some point and contribute to this offense. It is something they need to do while the starting rotation recovers from a plethora of injuries.
The Rangers have only played eight games and there is a long, long way to go. But we are going to grade the offseason acquisitions and their performances so far.
The grades will be given to players acquired via free agency or trade. Hitting and fielding will be taken into account for positions players, and pitching will be graded solitarily.
All stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com
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